Phoenix scores back-to-back wins, sends Mahindra to 0-3 start

first_imgPhoenix, however, experienced a bit of a scare in the fourth quarter when its 30-point lead, 105-75, after JC Intal slammed a two-hander on the break at the 9:08 mark, was cut to nine, 111-102 with 46.3 seconds remaining. Ariel Vanguardia’s men still held on to win, by virtue of its massive lead in the fourth, but he was livid after the game lamenting his team’s complacency down the stretch.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad Ali“I wasn’t too happy with the way we ended this game, and that shouldn’t be the case,” said Vanguardia after the Floodbuster went on a blistering 27-6 run to close the gap. “We should be attacking and playing defense.”JC Intal came off the bench anew and poured in a game-high 24 points for Phoenix that went with seven rebounds, four assists, and two blocks while rookie Matthew Wright added 21 points, 15 of which came from beyond the arc. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPhoenix kept its fire burning and razed woeful Mahindra, 114-104, for its second straight win in the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.After stunning defending champions San Miguel Beermen on Wednesday, the Fuel Masters continued their momentum and improved to 2-1 while sending the Floodbuster to a 0-3 record.ADVERTISEMENT Alex Mallari led Mahindra with 19 points while Philip Paniamogan pitched in 15.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next EDITORS’ PICK Baldwin: Ateneo will learn from Game 1 loss to La Salle Senators to proceed with review of VFA As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine We are young Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes PH among economies most vulnerable to virus Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports MOST READ Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img

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